Postscript – Mossgreen Auction – SMH photographs

Musing on Mossgreen Auction: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1

If you were looking for evidence that interest in photography is alive and well in Australia, then look no further than a couple of recent auctions.

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Brenda Runnegar

Local artist wins prize – creativity recognised. Well done Brenda.

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Singapore Visual Arts news

news about Art Stage Singapore – Jan 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 2 December 2017

Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

Here’s my list of exhibitions  – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra  during December 2017 – January 2018.

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NGA Australian Collection

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.

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NGA International Art Exhibition

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to visit the National Gallery in Canberra and to take the time to explore the selections of the NGA’s collection exhibitions.

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National Portrait Gallery collection exhibitions

Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.

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Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever

for fans of Michael Taylor’s work and for those wanting to see the works of a highly successful artist – get yourself along to nancy Sever’s new gallery at Gorman House in Canberra. Recommended.

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women in public art

Good piece by Gina Fairley on women in public art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

David Moore

Australian Media Hall of Fame
Photographer David Moore, in his studio at McMahons Point. July 15, 1980. (Photo by Paul W. Murray/Fairfax Media).

Friday 1oth November 2017: David Moore was posthumously inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian journalism.

Lisa Moore has announced this on her facebook page – click here.

 

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Venice Biennale

two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.

first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 31 October 2017

and there’s more..

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trump fakery

can the fakery of Trump get any more bizarre? short answer – yes.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Polixeni Papapetrou wins 2017 Bowness

Congratulation Polixeni Papapetroua magical image of hope and beauty

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Wim Wenders photography

So Wim Wenders thinks photography is dead. I think I last heard that about a decade ago. How long before the next time…

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 14 October 2017

Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia

The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).

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Gerhard Richter

GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 GOMA, Brisbane

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

The Photography Room

Exhibition notices for The Photography Room, CanberraEmilio Cresciani & Adam Hollingworth13 October – 19 November 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Artlink Magazine

Artlink September 2017 – out now…

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 5 October 2017

Southeast Asian Art

After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History Through Jan. 21 at Asia Society

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Gregory Crewdson photographs

a good review by Dr Marcus Bunyan (Art Blart) of Gregory Crewdson's latest works – agree with his take on the treatment of women in these photographs.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

photography exhibitions in Sydney

A notice below about the latest exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.Comment: I used to enjoy…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts

Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.

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Polaroid is back

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 16 September 2017

Another Green World

Another Green World: The Landscape of the 21st Century

Another Green World surveys art of the landscape in the contemporary era by female contemporary artists both emerging and established.

The exhibited works will encompass an historical consciousness of the landscape genre both from Western and Indigenous traditions as well as being an open speculation about the future of the biosphere itself.
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when a museum monetizes its collection

when a museum decides to sell, monetizing, their artworks to fund the administration – maybe it is time to close the…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Dianne Firth Textiles

Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013

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(originally published on a Word or Two)

It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.

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National Portrait Gallery UK

one for the 2018 diaryVictorian Giants: The Birth of Art PhotographyNational Portrait Gallery (UK) 1 March – 20 May 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 22 August 2017

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Singapore Art Museum

Posted by Benjamin Milton Hampe on Monday, 21 August 2017

Editta Sherman

Exhibition: The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman

Editta Sherman lived and worked above Carnegie Hall from the late 1940s to 2010, photographing thousands of celebrity portraits―actors, writers, poets, and musicians―in classic black-and-white style.

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Contemporary Chinese photography

Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution

An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.

Singapore National Library exhibition

Malay artefacts on exhibit at Singapore National Library

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 20 August 2017